May 25, 2004
ANOTHER SCANDAL INVOLVING U.N. TROOPS:
Teenage rape victims fleeing war in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being sexually exploited by the United Nations peace-keeping troops sent to the stop their suffering.
The Independent has found that mothers as young as 13 – the victims of multiple rape by militiamen – can only secure enough food to survive in the sprawling refugee camp by routinely sleeping with UN peace-keepers.
These just keep coming. Michael Moynihan makes the “>inevitable point.